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Apr 8, 2021 UT Brownsville
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Video produced by University of Texas Brownsville / Texas Southmost College on their historic partnership.
Topics: UTB/TSC, University of Texas Brownsville, Texas Southmost College
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Photos from the Annual RGV Juneteenth Celebrations 2019 Events took place June 15 - 19, 2019 in Edinburg and McAllen, TX. Videos include observances at Bethel Garden, Restlawn Cemetery, Tres Lagos, and Cine El Rey Theater, as well as a Freedom Walk.
Topic: Juneteenth
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Videos from the Annual RGV Juneteenth Celebrations 2019 Events took place June 15 - 19, 2019 in Edinburg and McAllen, TX. Videos include observances at Bethel Garden, Restlawn Cemetery, and Cine El Rey Theater, as well as a Freedom Walk.
Topics: Juneteenth, Bethel Garden, Cine El Rey, Freedom Walk, Restlawn Cemetery
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Mar 3, 2020
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Annual RGV Juneteenth Celebration 2018
Topic: Juneteenth
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Jun 18, 2019 UTRGV University Library Special Collections & Archives
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This video was prepared for the Juneteenth 2019 Tribute to Mrs. Lula Eugene Stroud. It is comprised of a portion of her 2018 UTRGV oral history interview along with images of Booker T. Washington School, Bethel Garden, and Restlawn Cemetery.
Topics: RGV Juneteenth, McAllen TX, Lula Eugene Stroud, UTRGV
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Mar 27, 2019 Gregory Selber; UTRGV
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This is a recording of Gregory Selber's presentation "The Glory Days of Valley Football". This video was recorded at  the Smithsonian Institute's traveling exhibition "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America" opening reception held on July 26, 2018. The reception was hosted by UTRGV Special Collections and University Archives. 
Topic: Rio Grande Valley
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Mar 25, 2019 Torres, Rene; UTRGV
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This is a recording of Rene Torres' presentation of the history of baseball in the Rio Grande Valley. This video was recorded at  the Smithsonian Institute's traveling exhibition "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America" opening reception held on July 26, 2018. The reception was hosted by UTRGV Special Collections and University Archives. 
Topics: Baseball, Rio Grande Valley--History
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Jan 24, 2019 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library
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Index 0:00 Introduction 0:30 Since George W. Bush was a Texan; how was your relationship with him and how did this relationship impact the Valley? 1:25 Was that good for the Valley once George W. Bush became president? 2:00 When he ran for reelection and lost to Bill Clinton; I think one of the biggest problems was the economy at that point… Did the economic issues impact the Valley at that time? 3:40 At the end of Cold War, did the change of government impact your work on the agriculture...
Topics: De la Garza, E., Agriculture and state, Bush, George, 1924-2018, Education, Texas--Politics and...
Source: ELIBR0078
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Nov 15, 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library
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Index:  0:00 Introduction 0:28 What were your thoughts and feelings with regards to Jimmy Carter loss to Reagan in 1980? 1:33 Were you surprised that Jimmy Carter lost? 2:40 Do you think he lost because of the economic problems the country was having? 4:06 Do you remember the general feeling in Washington right after Reagan got elected? 5:54 So the people, generally were fearful of him coming to the presidency? 6:25 Reagan was not all knowledgeable on agriculture so he used to rely on Kika’s...
Topics: De la Garza, E., Agriculture and state, Carter, Jimmy, 1924-, Education, Texas--Politics and...
Source: ELIBR-0078
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Nov 14, 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library
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Index:  0:00 Introduction. 0:20 Kika works on Johnson’s campaign. 2:25 Kika's run for congress. 3:00 What were your general thoughts in the Vietnam War? 7:04 Involvement in Vietnam. 10:31 Kika’s loyalty to President Johnson. 11:33 The way Kika was helping on the war. 15:35 Kika changes his views about the involvement in the Vietnam War. 16:45 Background of the people that Kika met at the war. 24:22 Vietnamese movement. 24:26 Kika’s position. 26:11 Political media disaster. 27:13 Do you...
Topics: De la Garza, E., Agriculture and state, Texas--Politics and government, United States--Politics and...
Source: ELIBR-0078
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Nov 12, 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library
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Index: 0:00 Introduction. 0:35 General committee work. 1:15 Can you tell us about your days working on the agriculture committee before you became chairman? 3:00 Agriculture committee background. 6:00 Third world countries became more involved in shipments. 9:17 What kind of issues did you discuss in the committee? 10:00 Grapefruit in Rio Grande Valley. 13:00 Production and agriculture. 14:32 Import and export vegetables. 16:55 Third world countries became more involved in shipments. 18:00 The...
Topics: De la Garza, E., Agriculture and state, Texas--Politics and government, United States--Politics and...
Source: ELIBR-0078
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Nov 8, 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library
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Index: 0:00 Introduction. 00:25 Can you talk a little bit about the first time you ran for the congress? 2:50 Did you have money for the first campaign? 3:40 First run for the congress experiences. 4:40 Kika has the support of his friends, family, and campaign manager for his first campaign. 6:30 Kika remembers that there were not airports so it was harder to transport from place to place. “It was challenging but interesting.” 7:00 Some of the congress members of South Texas background....
Topics: De la Garza, E., E., Agriculture and state, Education, Texas--Politics and government, United...
Source: ELIBR-0078
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Nov 7, 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library
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Index: 0:00 Introduction 0:30 Background information – where you born? 1:00 Can you talk a little bit about your family (mother, father, brothers/sisters)? 2:00 First years in School 3:00 Kika lived with his uncles while he was studying at Mission, Texas. 4:20 How did you get the nickname “Kika”? 6:00 Can you tell us some childhood memories that you think about right now? 8:00 Neighborhood friends and the Edinburg canal. 11:00 How long were you in the Navy? 12:00 What kind of influences...
Topics: De la Garza, Agriculture and state, Texas--Politics and government, United States--Politics and...
Source: ELIBR-0078
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Jun 13, 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
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Oral History of Mrs. Lula Eugene (Gene) Stroud, of McAllen Texas.
Topics: African Americans, McAllen (Tex.) -- History, Older African Americans, Segregation